Mount Wollaston

Mount Wollaston was the 17th century name for Quincy, Massachusetts.

It may also refer to:

  • Mount Wollaston Cemetery in the Merrymount (Quincy, Massachusetts) neighborhood
  • Wollaston Heights section of the Wollaston (Quincy, Massachusetts) neighborhood
  • Wollaston Hill in the Wollaston Heights section of the Wollaston (Quincy, Massachusetts) neighborhood

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Edmund Quincy (1602–1636) - Mount Wollaston
... In 1635, a thousand acres of land in what is now Quincy, Massachusetts was sold by the Massachusett Indians to Quincy and William Coddington the town of Boston confirmed the sale in 1636 ... The property consisted of a broad strip of land along the sea, extending somewhat beyond the boundaries of the settlement established by Captain Wollaston and Thomas Morton in 1625 ...
Merrymount (Quincy, Massachusetts) - History
... Merrymount takes its name from the colony of Mare Mount, also known as Merry Mount or Merrymount ... area "Pasonagessit" and that the inhabitants translated this to "ma-re mount" ... established in 1625, was officially named Mount Wollaston by the Puritan separatists, but as Morton and other non-Puritans gained influence in the area, the name Merry Mount gained common use ...

Famous quotes containing the word mount:

    On the 31st of August, 1846, I left Concord in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine,... I proposed to make excursions to Mount Ktaadn, the second highest mountain in New England, about thirty miles distant, and to some of the lakes of the Penobscot, either alone or with such company as I might pick up there.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)